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Study Abroad Information Session: Germany

Wednesday, February 8, 2023 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Virtual
Learn about fall, spring, summer, or academic year study abroad programs in Germany to improve fluency in the German language while taking classes with both local and international students.
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DK Nnuro book reading: "What Napoleon Could Not Do"

Wednesday, February 8, 2023 7:00pm
Prairie Lights Books
Derek (DK) Nnuro will read from his debut novel, What Napoleon Could Not Do, followed by a conversation with esteemed poet and educator Tameka Cage Conley about the book and its themes. What Napoleon Could Not Do is a gripping novel in which America is seen through the eyes and ambitions of three characters with ties to Africa.  Derek (DK) Nnuro is a Ghanaian-born writer and is a graduate of Johns Hopkins and the Iowa Writers' Workshop. He has taught novel writing at the University of Iowa and...
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Social Justice Reading Group

Thursday, February 9, 2023 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Virtual
Organized by the Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and the Center for Teaching, the Social Justice Reading Group aims to promote equity and inclusion by providing UI instructors with the foundational theoretical and pedagogical frameworks and inclusive practices for integrating diversity, equity, and inclusion in the classroom. Utilizing Zoom and ICON, participants will attend a monthly session to engage in critical conversations with their colleagues about the readings and practice...
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February 9-11: Racial Reckoning through Comics

Thursday, February 9 6:30pm to Saturday, February 11, 2023 6:00pm
Iowa City Public Library/UI Obermann Center
For the next "Racial Reckoning Through Comics" event, we will engage in conversation with artists MariNaomi and Joe Sacco as well as scholars Candida Rifkind, Jorge Santos, and José Alaniz to discuss how colonial dynamics are involved in racialization processes. From the global to the local, from international conflicts to the everyday life in times of peace, our artists’ stories and our scholars’ analyses will explore how the grammar of comics can imagine, write, and draw anti-racist and anti...
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NCBI: Leadership for Equity and Inclusion

Friday, February 10, 2023 9:00am to 4:30pm
University Capitol Centre
Built on over 30 years of practice and research, NCBI programs enable leaders to develop skills in prejudice reduction, violence prevention, conflict resolution, and coalition building. To get session details and register for UI campus courses, log in to UI Employee Self Service, select "My Career” then “My Training" to be rerouted to the Learning and Development portal. Click on the “Enroll in Courses” tab. Then use the search fields to find the desired sessions. Individuals with disabilities...
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BUILD: Making the Paradigm Shift

Tuesday, February 14, 9:00am to Tuesday, March 14, 2023 12:00pm
Virtual
The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity (BUILD) initiative is an opportunity for UI faculty, staff, post-docs, and graduate students to gain strategic knowledge and skills to contribute to a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. By completing a series of workshops, participants will earn a certificate demonstrating their commitment as leaders to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and classroom. To get session details and register for UI campus courses, log...
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